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1890 Communities Near Carolina ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Carolina in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Carolina.

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the East (E) from Carolina
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carolina
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carolina
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carolina
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Carolina
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carolina
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carolina
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carolina
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Carolina
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carolina
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carolina
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) from Carolina
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carolina
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carolina
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carolina
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carolina
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Carolina
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carolina
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carolina
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Carolina
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carolina
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carolina
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carolina
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carolina
 - Shell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carolina
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carolina
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Carolina. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Carolina, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Carolina. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carolina) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carolina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carolina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carolina. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2337, Longitude: -86.5227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carolina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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